Do you know the autumn as the best timing for riding and sightseeing in Hokkaido?
If you want to explore Nakafurano with a bicycle in nice and breezy autumn wind, check out our event, “Nakafurano “town-ride” Cycling 2019, Monday, September 22nd in 2019. We had held the second successful event last year with over 120 participants from 3 years old up to 70 years old of every kind of cyclists; road bike, mountain bike, fat-tire bike, motor assisted bike and normal bicycle, of course. Complete missions, eat local feast BBQ and win the prize! Above all, have your own NAKAFU memory with your friends and family(^^)
Basically, you ride a bike to go to the checkpoints (CP) to collect all stamps and come back to the starting point. For long course, there are 7 CPs and 1 fun mission, for short course with 4 fun missions at each CP. You may require to read a map or may use GPS devices and/or Google Map to reach these CPs. Please watch out for road conditions, cars, and enjoy the agricultural landscape of Furano Basin.
(A) Long Ride Course ~ about 50~60km with up/down hill climbs with 1 fun mission to complete and 7 checkpoints!
(B) Slow Ride Course ~ about 20km with 4 fun missions to complete while riding in town!
Place: 10-11 Minamimachi, Nakafurano, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido 071-0753 Japan (Main Event will be held in the parking lot of Nakafurano Town Hall)
Entry Fee: 2000JPY for adult, 1500JPY for child (500JPY discounted if staying in lodges in Nakafurano) Please pay your fee on admission booth by cash.
Entry Deadline: Thursday, September 19th, 2019.
How to Apply:
① Send us a message from our homepage [inquiry] of your participation with your full name, contact information (phone number or place you stay), number of participants, course you choose.
② Download and fill out the form, and submit your original document at the morning entry.
③ If you need a rent bike, tell us what type of bike you want (normal, MTB, E-assist bike, road bike) in advance. The cost range varies by type but as low as 1500 up to 6500JPY.
*Please keep 2 things in mind to join in: (1) there won’t be a tour guide or personal translator (suggested to be somewhat fluent in Japanese); (2) please contact us a.s.a.p if any change/cancellation/rental bike request may happen.
Application (ENG) for PDF
※The photo was taken during the previous event.